Center: Social Sciences
Samia Hanna is a PhD candidate in Psychology at the CDSS. Samia obtained her bachelor's degree in Psychology at the University of Haifa, and her master's degree in Educational Psychology at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. During her studies, she worked as a research assistant in different laboratories, including a fish lab which examined the role of evolutionary areas in cognitive processes.
In her master`s thesis, her focus shifted to the research field of emotion regulation as she examined different dimensions of integrative emotion regulation and their relation to coping with a stressful stimulus. Samia`s research interests are mainly in the field of emotion regulation and well-being. She is particularly interested in investigating different aspects of emotion regulation which are associated in psychopathology, and also in examining individual and group cognitive-based therapy interventions which focus on emotion regulation skills and emotional reasoning.